Search for dissertations about: "thesis on employee performance"

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  1. 1. Employee selection Mechanisms behind practitioners’ preference for hiring practices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Kristina Langhammer; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; employee selection decision making; employee data collection methods; hiring practices; self-efficacy; causal attribution; behavioral intention; agency; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Despite the great advances science has made in developing selection decision aids practitioners’ generally remain reluctant to adopt them. This phenomenon is considered today one of the greatest gaps in industrial, work and organizational psychology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Determinants of Individual Performance and Labor Market Outcomes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Olof Rosenqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Confidence; success; failure; performance; regression discontinuity design; golf; gender differences; glass ceiling; voting age; political knowledge; civic interest; dynamic effects; sickness absence; production disruption; coworker substitutes; hiring decisions; separations; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Oskar Nordström Skans): This paper provides field evidence on the causal impact of past successes on future performances. Since persistence in success or failure is likely to be linked through, potentially time-varying, ability it is intrinsically difficult to identify the causal effect of succeeding on the probability of performing well in the future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Collaboration and competition in firm-internal ideation management Two alternatives – and a third way out

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Magnus Bergendahl; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation; ideation; collaboration; competition; ideas; idea generation; performance; firm-internal; ideation management; management; efficiency; employee.; Machine Design; Maskinkonstruktion;

    Abstract : The passive reliance on ideas to spontaneously emerge within companies is today replaced with more active and continuous ideation management that embraces employees from different functions and knowledge-domains within the company to create and develop ideas. A frequently observed feature in the active management of ideation is the reliance on collaboration and competition mechanisms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Empirical studies on wages, firm performance and job turnover

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics [Ekonomiska forskningsinstitutet vid Handelshögsk.] (EFI)

    Author : Fredrik Heyman; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Job creation and job destruction; Worker flows; Dual labour markets; Temporary employment; Wage dispersion; Wages; Profits; Rent-sharing; Wage-curve; Firm performance; Tournament models; Matched employer-employee data; Löner; Företag och anställda; Arbetsmarknad; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained studies in empirical labor economics. Micro data on both employers and workers are used to analyze the questions asked in the essays. By using disaggregated information, issues related to firm and individual heterogeneity can be studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Office type, performance and well-being A study of how personality and work tasks interact with contemporary office environments and ways of working

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Aram Seddigh; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Office type; open-plan office; flex office; cell office; performance; job satisfaction; distraction; self-rated health; well-being; cognitive stress; exhaustion; individual differences; personality; concentration; stim-ulus screening ability; memory; Kontorstyp; kontorslandskap; flexkontor; cellkontor; produktivitet; arbetstillfredsställelse; distraktion; självskattat hälsa; trivsel; kognitiv stress; utmattning; individuella skillnader; personlighet; koncentration; arbetsminne; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Today, many organisations are adopting offices that have an open design with or without flexible seating. While advocates of open-plan offices propose that these office types lead to cost savings and aid inter and intra-team communication, opponents argue that these office types are associated with decreased performance and worsened health among employees. READ MORE